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"Rosconnell", a parish, partly in the barony of Fassadining, county of Kilkenny, but chiefly in that of Upper Ossory, Queen's county, and province of Leinster, 1 3/4 mile (S. by W.) from Ballynakill, on the road to Durrow; containing 795 inhabitants, and comprising 1942 statute acres, as applotted under the tithe act. It is a rectory, in the diocese of Ossory, forming part of the union of Attanagh. In the R. C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Ballyragget. About 30 children are educated in a private school.
[From A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837)]

Church Records

Civil Parish: Rosconnell, diocese of Ossory and Leighlin. RC Parish: Ballyragget.
Earliest Records: b. 1801; m. Apr 1856.

Cross reference to Family History Library microfilm (double-check with the Library)
Civil 		Roman Catholic	Time 		FHLC
parish		parish		period		number
Rosconnell	Ballyragget	1856-1880	0979702

Historical Geography

Townlands (1851)
Parish		Townland		Acres	Diocese
Rosconnell	Castlemarket       	665	Ossory    
Rosconnell	Earlsgarden		47	Ossory    
Rosconnell	Loughill		48	Ossory    
Edited by Dennis Walsh, last updated 18 Apr 1999

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